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Zambia: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Zambia

This information is provided for customers flying to Zambia from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels. Zambia Currently has a traffic light status of red. and PCR entry test requirements are listed as: Required to enter

Zambia is currently the 70th most popular travel destination from the UK which is down 16 from last month.

Traffic Light Status: red

Return to UK: Red Requirements

Passenger Locator Form Required
Pre-departure Test at Destination Required
Hotel Quarantine 10 Days
Self-isolation N/A
Test to Release Not Required
PCR Testing On or before Day 2 after return to UK
Further PCR Testing Day 8
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Current Time in Lusaka: 21 Jun 2021 08:25 am
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Currently in Lusaka it is 13°C with clear sky
1 Pound Sterling (GBP) = 31.31 Zambian Kwacha (ZMW)
DownDown 16 from last month
Current Travel Popularity: 70/230

Entry Requirements

Tests Required to enter (Book Online)
Quarantine Recommended 14 days self-quarantine

Additional Restrictions

Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.
UK to Zambia

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 129,033
New Cases 2,060
Population 18,879,194
Last Updated 21 Jun 2021 06:20am

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Zambia's borders are officially open, but entry is restricted and visas must be issued in advance.

Can I travel to Zambia?

  • Zambia's borders are open for travelers.
  • Visa-on-arrival issuance has been suspended, and one must be obtained in advance.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Zambia?

  • Anyone arriving to Zambia is recommended to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Arrivals with symptoms will be required to quarantine.
  • Arrivals from high-risk countries are required to quarantine for 14 days in a government facility.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Zambia?

Anyone arriving to Zambia will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test, from the past 7 days.

Is public transportation open in Zambia?

Public transportation in Zambia is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Zambia?

Restaurants and bars in Zambia are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Zambia?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Zambia are open.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Zambia?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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